5 Weekend Getaways To Help You Recharge

With the stresses of everyday life, sometimes we need a quick getaway to clear our minds and recharge.

One of the best perks of taking a weekend getaway is that you don't need to take any vacation days. Just getaway for the weekend and take a break from your normal routine, then go back to work feeling refreshed and more productive.

Get a luxurious spa treatment, go on a hike and watch the sunrise from your balcony. Unwind, relax and recharge on these weekend getaways.



If you have the luxury of traveling to Iceland for the weekend, take advantage of it! Iceland is full of spectacular volcanoes, unique glaciers, beautiful mountains and relaxing spas. Visit the Blue Lagoon Spa for the ultimate relaxation; dip into their steamy waters and take advantage of their luxurious amenities. For some peace and quiet, stay at the Ion Hotel; it offers spectacular views of the Northern Lights.


Bora Bora, Tahiti

Relax and recharge on the white sands of Bora Bora. Stay at the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa and enjoy gorgeous suites, private pools and Jacuzzis, overwater bungalows and the beautiful sunrise – There is really no better place to recharge than in paradise.


Lake Placid, NY

Get away with your girlfriends, clear your minds and leave your stresses behind. Lake Placid, New York offers you the opportunity to recharge. Stay at the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa. They offer a "Girls Getaway Weekend" package ($200 per night, per girl). The weekend consists of cocktails, breakfast, dinner, hiking, shopping and spa services.


Take a Road Trip: Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina and Virginia

Take a weekend road trip to clear your mind and help you recharge. This famous road was designed as a recreational drive. The iconic Blue Ridge Parkway provides both stunning scenery and close-up looks of the natural beauty through the Great Smoky Mountains and Shenandoah national park. Along the way you can go biking, hiking, golfing, motorcycle touring, wildlife watching and even fishing.



What better way to recharge than a deluxe spa treatment? Stay at the Four Seasons in Chicago; workout in their 24-hour fitness facility, go for a swim in their 50-foot indoor swimming pool and receive a spa treatment. Some of these include body, facial and hand and foot treatments. Bonus: If you are traveling with your significant other, the Four Seasons offers massages for two. Experience side-by-side customized treatments with your loved one.


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